The Grundy County Extension office is now in the basement of the Willis Alexander Student Building on the North Central Missouri College Campus in Trenton, MO
Open 8:30-3:30, closed 12-1 Monday-Friday (except on holidays)

Phone: (660) 357-6580


Preserving Historical Documents Class August 25th in Trenton

The University of Missouri Extension in Grundy County is hosting a workshop on the preservation of historical documents.  Erin Kraus, Conservator for The State Historical Society of Missouri is conducting the workshop.  Participants will learn how to clean, repair and preserve old documents. The class will be held on Saturday, August 25th from 1 PM to 3 PM in the meeting room of the Willis Alexander Student Center basement, 1402 Main Street, on the North Central Missouri College campus. Kraus will provide documents to clean or participants may bring their own. Cost to attend is $40. Participants will receive materials that they can take home and use on other documents. Space is limited. Call 660-357-6580 for more information or to sign up for the class. Make checks payable to Grundy County Extension. University of Missouri Extension programs are open to all.

Learn to make a stain glass project

Dates: September 11, 13, 18, 20 (attend all four nights)
Time: 6:00 – 8:30


COST:    Bring your own tools- $50

                Rent the tools from Extension- $70

                Purchase the tools from Extension (wholesale priced) – $90

Couples signing up together can share tools. One person would come in at the lowest cost.  The fee includes the teacher’s rate, the glass materials, and the lead solder for the glass, use of her grinder.  You will create a 12” X 12” project.

Must be 13 years old to participate.  

If you bring your own tools, you will need grozer pliers for nipping glass, good glass cutters, a solder gun that works for lead, lead cutters, wire cutters. 

Class size is limited, so call as soon as possible.  We will contact you when the location has been set.

Extension office: 660-357-6580 (extension 1582 or 1581)

Private Pesticide Applicator Training 

If you are needing to get your private pesticide applicator license please give us a call at 660-357-6580 to schedule an appointment. You will be required to purchase a manual for $12.  The video lasts approximately 2 1/2 hours.

Build Your Board

Build Your Board is a convenient training program designed specifically for board members of non-profit organizations. Created by University of Missouri Extension community development specialists with over 50 years of combined experience in the field, the information presented is reliable and resourceful.

Online training offers convenience and flexibility. Participants can log in at any time and can take all 16 lessons at once or can break the training up in 15-minute intervals. No meetings to attend and no travel expenses mean both time and money will be saved.

Your community classroom

MU Extension is the University of Missouri’s classroom in Grundy County. We connect people to research-based education to enrich the quality of life and enhance the economic well-being of our communities. MU Extension is your one-stop source for practical education and information on almost anything.

MU Extension partners with the Grundy County Commission and other local organizations to provide education, information and services that meet people’s needs. The elected and appointed members of the University of Missouri Extension Council of Grundy County help identify those needs to ensure that our educational programs are relevant, reliable and responsive.

Whether it’s resources for you or your family, farm, business or community, we invite you to explore our website, call or email to learn how we can help you.

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